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Blast from the LucasArts past

I was looking for a specific YouTube video for a friend of mine today and wound up recommending several to him. All of the videos are from the computer game Star Wars: Rebel Assault II, a rather entertaining computer game from the ’90s: one of the early-generation CD-ROM games. In the game there was a […]

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Born, raised, and trapped! Who are we? We're military brats!

I used to absolutely love this movie as a child. I’m not even joking. I would watch this once or twice a week for a month and then take a break and do it again a few months later. I wanted, more than anything, to be Leonard (Sean Astin). When I first saw Rudy years […]

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Validation – A short film starring TJ Thyne

My gorgeous and talented friend Alex posted this video on her Facebook profile recently and I was lucky enough to stumble across it last week. It stars TJ Thyne, whom you may recognize from the TV show Bones (or if you’re really hardcore, from season 5 of Angel) as a parking attendant that just wants […]

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Speaking of Swindlr…

I haven’t mentioned these guys yet, because I’ve been kind of waiting for them to get into a private beta of their service before I gave them a shoutout. However, they’ve been doing an awful lot of updating over at their site since they went to SXSWi this past week, and I felt it was […]

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D&D, JoCo, & more

I’ve got a variety of things to share with you today, so try to keep up. No, seriously, I intend to move along quickly. ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ This past summer, the gang at Penny Arcade and PvP got a chance to play the 4th edition of Dungeons & Dragons before it […]

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There’s something very calming about driving to karate classes with my son and a warm breeze rippling through the car’s open windows while “Topeka” by Ludo blasts over the car speakers.

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Get DropBox!

DropBox is this crazy-awesome service that lets you synchronize your files between several different computers. Even cooler, it also stores any files that you sync on the server even after you delete them from your computer (or move them out of the DropBox folder). This means that you can go back and pull it down […]

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Fires must be Kindled

Amazon’s Kindle 2 has arrived. It looks great, and if you want a device for just eBook reading, you probably won’t find better in the current generation. It seems Amazon is serious about this market. And, it seems there may be a possibility that Amazon will make KindleBooks available to iPhone owners in the future. While […]

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Consider this blog ninjafied

Thanks to Felicia Day, I learned about and, two of the goofiest websites I’ve ever seen. As a result, I’ve added a Ninjafy button to the column on the left-most column on the right so you can check it out. Enjoy!

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Beer, buddies, & board games

Got a chance for a Guy’s Gaming Day this weekend, because my wife is awesome and loves me. Starting shortly after noon, my cousin Andrew, friend Jeff, and I all sat down to play Shadows Over Camelot. If you haven’t had the pleasure of playing this game before, I highly recommend it. There have been […]

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